Delivery Drivers

On-road coaching and workshop

This hybrid of workshop and on-road driver coaching session, specifically for home delivery drivers, is designed to develop competence and confidence on the road as well as promote a positive attitude towards driving by guiding the driver through proven defensive driving techniques.

This highly engaging session can be tailored towards the driver’s needs and our expert coach will provide advice for ongoing development and improvement.

By developing safer on-road behaviours you will benefit from reduced fleet running costs and collisions.

  • Duration: 7.5 hours
  • Delegates: 1 or 2 delivery drivers
  • Price: available on request
  • Format: Classroom workshop and on-road coaching
  • Vehicle: Driver's allocated delivery van
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Improving safety and meeting compliance

Reduce risks associated with reversing vehicles
Coaching will reduce driver risk, collision rates, fleet costs and develop safer driver behavior, especially at the delivery address

Meet your duty of care
Our courses are designed to help you meet your duty of care obligations.

Improve your delivery drivers' competence and knowledge​
- Factors affecting driving performance and risk of collision
- Management of incidents at delivery address
- Hazard awareness and forward planning
- Enhanced eco-driving techniques

I shall be even more aware and alert on the roads now and in the future. The way he [Mick] taught me makes me want to change my thinking and driving forever, not just for today

Umar Hussain Animal Plant Health Agency

Participant benefits

delivery vanExplain factors which could affect personal driving performance and overcome barriers to safe on-road behaviours

Demonstrate pre-journey safety checks, controlled manoeuvring and safe parking, and identify key hazards​​.

Demonstrate a dynamic risk assessment at the delivery address.

environmentDevelop eco-safe driving skills whilst applying the principles of good observations, anticipation and forward planning

speed limitIdentify appropriate speed limits for different vehicle categories and roads

Course details

Who should attend

Anybody who drives a vehicle, especially LCV (Light Commercial Vehicle), for delivering goods or parcels to both private and commercial addresses. 

Delivery method

The course is facilitated by a professional fleet trainer who will get to know your driver by establishing their requirements, level of knowledge and experience before assessing their driving performance and providing tailored coaching and feedback.

Course outline
  • Factors affecting driving performance
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Eco-safe driving
  • Effective speed management
  • Coaching – setting the scene
  • Initial assessment
  • Debrief and discussion
  • Coaching session
  • Course review

Case studies driver management